Cheers!

We are pleased to announce that we are now representing French Illustrator Marc Dekeister for his upcoming project, GREAT WINE CHATEAUX OF FRANCE! Over the past thirty years, Marc has produced illustrations for the major names in French winemaking, including Petrus, Yquem, Margaux, etc., which this beautiful coffee table book will showcase among the 40 chateaux from Bordeaux,…

Shaun Tan Has Done It Again!

Tok Tok Tok! Australian superstar Shaun Tan, has a new book, CICADA, coming out this summer, and it’s another great one! Books+Publishing has given it a 5-star review that you can read here. Shaun’s previous books have been published in many translations around the world, his animated film, The Lost Thing, won an Oscar, and…

THE HAZEL WOOD Takes Off Big!

Melissa Albert’s debut novel, THE HAZEL WOOD, is creating big waves! During the Frankfurt Book Fair last week, it was a hot topic among international YA publishers. On Monday, the German rights were pre-empted by Oetinger, and on Tuesday night, before the fair had officially opened, we closed a deal for Portuguese Brazilian rights, with Ana Bergins…

A VERY BIG NEW TITLE!!!

Here’s a last-minute announcement before Lora leaves for Frankfurt: In the final hours before the fair begins, Faye Bender of the Book Group has accepted a huge pre-emptive offer for North American rights to a brilliant new book from Sarah Barley at Flatiron Books! In  THE HAZEL WOOD, Melissa Albert has crossed contemporary fantasy with the worst nightmares from all those…

PW on ART & BEAUTY

Publishers Weekly’s Calvin Reid reviews Robert Crumb’s newest book, ART & BEAUTY, published for the opening of the exhibition at the David Zwirner Gallery in London on 14 April. Read the article here:  

Introducing Erica Esmoris!

We are pleased to announce that we now represent Erica Esmoris (born in A Coruña, Spain, 1977). Erica has worked in some of the most important TV and cinema studios in Spain, both as a scriptwriter and as part of the direction team. As a writer of children’s books, she has published The Girl with the Most Amazing Power…

A nice PW review for FROSTED COWBOY!

FROSTED COWBOY by Charlene Ross, coming from Velvet Morning Press in February 2016, just got a nice review in Publishers Weekly: “…a sweet, funny tale of a woman’s gradual self-discovery…Laney is an appealing protagonist whose desire to succeed amid L.A.’s rich and famous is hampered by her own insecurities and search for true love. Readers…

THE BREAKING WHEEL Sold to Putnam

Publishers Weekly Children’s Bookshelf reports: Stacey Barney at Putnam won at auction Natalie Anderson‘s debut YA novel, The Breaking Wheel. The novel follows a Congolese refugee, Tina, who is nursing visions of revenge after seeing her mother murdered. Anderson has worked for NGOs and the United Nations toward refugee relief in Africa. Publication is planned…

A New Imprint from Scribe Australia & UK!

Scribe has a new children’s imprint, Scribble, with Miriam Rosenbloom as the commissioning editor. The first title to be published is UNDERWATER FANCY DRESS PARADE by Davina Bell and Alexandra Colpoys. ‘This gorgeous picture book doesn’t whack you over the head with its exploration of social anxiety, but considers a sensitive boy’s feelings with empathy and subtlety ……

New children’s imprint at Scribe Publications!

Scribe Publications have announced the launch of a new imprint dedicated to children’s books. In creating Scribble, they aim to build up a vibrant and varied list of illustrated books for children, ranging from re-imagined classics to the latest releases from around the world.Their first release will be in March 2016 with ‘I am Doodle…